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Target enlivened by the present and future

MINNEAPOLIS — It has been quite a month at Target Corp. First, the retailer announced a blockbuster long-term partnership with Ulta Beauty to open store-within-a-store Ulta Beauty shops in selected Target locations and make available Ulta’s prestige brands through Target.com. The collaboration represents a brilliant combination of two retailers who both excel in providing curated,

Target posts 20.7% comp store sales gain in Q3

Target posts 20.7% comp store sales gain in Q3

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. reported a 20.7% increase in comparable sales in the third quarter, driven by a digital comparable sales gain of 155%. Store comparable sales increased 9.9%, comparable traffic grew 4.5%, and the average ticket grew 15.6%, the company said. Same-day services (Order Pick Up, Drive Up and Shipt) grew 217%, and Target

Target to add in-store Ulta Beauty shops

Target to add in-store Ulta Beauty shops

MINNEAPOLIS — Target plans to complement its beauty offerings with “shop-in-shop” Ulta Beauty departments in select stores, beginning next year. “We couldn’t be happier about bringing these two trusted brands together to redefine retail beauty experiences,” Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell said in a statement. “This matchup brings Ulta Beauty’s coveted prestige beauty assortment,

Target rolls out “Black Friday Now” deals

Target rolls out “Black Friday Now” deals

MINNEAPOLIS — Target has announced its “Black Friday Now” deals, a series of week-long sales that run throughout November. The retailer is also updating and expanding its Price Match Guarantee. “We’re taking a completely new approach to Black Friday, giving guests more flexibility and ensuring they can plan ahead for a safe, stress-free shopping experience,”

Target adds safety measures for holiday shopping

Target adds safety measures for holiday shopping

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. is rolling out new safety measures for the holiday shopping season, the company said on Thursday. “Year over year, the investments we’ve made in our business and team have made Target the easiest place to shop in America.” Target CEO Brian Cornell said in a statement. ” As we’ve navigated the

Top discounters plan early start for holidays

NEW YORK — Although the outlook for holiday retail sales is still somewhat uncertain, the nation’s two largest discount retailers, Wal­mart and Target Corp., are already gearing up aggressively to launch their seasonal campaigns well ahead of the normal holiday time frame. While early evidence suggests a continued economic rebound in the third quarter, lingering

Target Deal Days to kick off holiday season

Target Deal Days to kick off holiday season

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. will kick off the holiday shopping season with its Target Deal Days sales event on October 13 and 14. The retailer said its holiday sales push this year will include nearly 1 million more deals than last year, Black Friday pricing throughout November and an extended Price Match Guarantee. “This year,

Target, Walmart ramp up seasonal hiring

Target, Walmart ramp up seasonal hiring

NEW YORK — Walmart and Target are hiring extra employees for the upcoming holiday shopping season, but the retailers say that this year there will be an increased focus on supporting online shopping. Making the in-store shopping experience as safe as possible for customers and employees alike is another top priority. Target said Thursday that

Target works to rebuild Minneapolis store

Target works to rebuild Minneapolis store

MINNEAPOLIS — Target is rebuilding its Lake Street store in Minneapolis, which was damaged in the wave of violence and frustration that erupted following the police killing of George Floyd that happened nearby. The retailer is making sure the effort reflects the needs and desires of the community, according to a note by Target group

Target pledges 20% increase in number of black employees

Target pledges 20% increase in number of black employees

MINNEAPOLIS – Target on September 10 unveiled new diversity and inclusion goals aimed at increasing representation of black employees across its workforce by 20% over the next three years. “Inclusivity is a deeply rooted value at Target and we’ve had an ambitious diversity and inclusion strategy for many years for our guests and team,” chief

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